Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Invites Golfers of All Skill Levels to its 16th Annual Golf Tournament at The Golf Club at Lansdowne’s Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Course

Vienna, VA—Get ready to put your clubs in full-swing for the 16th Annual Wolf Trap Golf Tournament on Monday, October 21, 2013. Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. at The Golf Club at Lansdowne, Virginia. The benefit event to support Wolf Trap Foundation arts and education programs is chaired by J.P. Morgan’s Donald Irwin, IV and Major Sponsors include Exxon Mobil Fuels and Tickets.com. Golf enthusiasts of all skill levels around the D.C. metro area are welcome to compete “on the green” and join in on the day’s festivities.

The tournament will be held on the Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Course at the Golf Club at Lansdowne, a par 72 of over 7,000 yards featuring centuries’ old rock-walls and an overview of Virginia’s countryside. Sponsorship and reservations include continental breakfast, lunch and tastings on the course, and buffet dinner with live music at the 19th Hole Awards Ceremony. A silent auction also will be available throughout the day. Fully-tax-deductible items may be donated by sending an email to events@wolftrap.org.

Event proceeds will support Wolf Trap Foundation’s distinguished arts and education programs including the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts. This national program incorporates music, drama, and movement to help teach literacy, STEM, and other academic skills to more than 40,000 young learners in diverse communities across the country.

Sponsorship opportunities are available at a variety of tiers ideal for individuals and companies. The 16th Annual Wolf Trap Golf Tournament offers visibility, promotion, and influence for companies seeking high exposure, recognition, entertainment, and branding opportunities.

For more information, please contact Special Events at 703.255.4030 or events@wolftrap.org.

About Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Art

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded by Catherine Filene Shouse (1896-1994), produces and presents a full range of performance and education programs in the Greater Washington area, as well as nationally and internationally. Wolf Trap features three performance venues, the outdoor Filene Center and Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, both located at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and The Barns at Wolf Trap, located down the road from the national park and adjacent to the Center for Education at Wolf Trap. The 7,028-seat Filene Center is operated in partnership with the National Park Service and annually showcases an extensive array of diverse artists, ranging from pop, country, folk, and blues to classical music, dance, and theatre, as well as multimedia presentations, from May through September. The Barns is operated by the Foundation year round, and during the summer months is home to the Grammy-nominated Wolf Trap Opera Company, one of America’s outstanding resident ensemble programs for young opera singers. Wolf Trap’s education programs include the nationally acclaimed Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts, Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, a diverse array of arts education classes, grants, and a nationally recognized internship program that was included in Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s 2009 List of “Best Places to Intern.” As part of its ongoing commitment to protect and preserve the environment, Wolf Trap offers metro access and is a founding member of the Green Music Group. Wolf Trap Foundation is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and Virginia Commission for the Arts.